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LGLC Announces its 2017 Season of Lake Talks: Living Lands

June 15th, 2017 · No Comments

“Beekeeping and Honeymaking” with Tom Wells will be one of the talks in this years Living Lands lecture series by the Lake George Land Conservancy. The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is kicking off its 2017 Lake Talks Series: Living Lands with Maple Sugaring, on Wednesday, June 28 at 5:30 pm. Local Bolton resident Sam [...]

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Dresden’s New Veteran’s Sign Unveiled

May 29th, 2017 · No Comments

Unveiling of the Dresden Veteran’s Memorial Plaque by Town Supervisor, George Gang, and the Honorable Frank C. Foster, Whitehall American Legion Post 83 Service Officer. The town of Dresden officially unveiled the new Veterans memorial sign on Sunday, May 28th. Many people worked very hard to get the plaque and make this event a success. [...]

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Memorial Day: 2017

May 29th, 2017 · No Comments

“I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.” – – Nathan Hale Update: 10:00 AM I just learned that Conrad Peterson is going to be the Whitehall Memorial Day Parade’s Grand Marshall.

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Happy Easter

April 16th, 2017 · Comments Off

This morning’s Gospel reading is John 20:1–9: On the first day of the week, Mary of Magdala came to the tomb early in the morning, while it was still dark, and saw the stone removed from the tomb. So she ran and went to Simon Peter and to the other disciple whom Jesus loved, and [...]

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Good Friday 2017

April 14th, 2017 · Comments Off

Christ Crowned with Thorns Hendrick ter Brugghen 1620 “Christ is shown with his head down, quietly suffering in the forecourt of Pilate’s palace, surrounded by jeering soldiers. The scene depicts one of the torments that Christ was subjected to on the long Friday that ended in his death upon the Cross. Mockingly he has been [...]

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NatGeo Video: Drugs in Vermont

February 19th, 2017 · Comments Off

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LGLC Welcomes Michele DeRossi as Staff

February 11th, 2017 · Comments Off

Michele DeRossi has joined the staff of the Lake George Land Conservancy. The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is pleased to announce the addition of Michele DeRossi as the organization’s community engagement and events manager. In her new role, Ms. DeRossi will be managing community and fundraising events for the LGLC and working with the [...]

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Saturday Quote

February 4th, 2017 · Comments Off

“Touch of the Master’s Hand,” by Myra Welsh T’was battered and scarred, and the auctioneer Thought it scarcely worth his while To waste much time on the old violin, But held it up with a smile. “What am I bidden, good folks,” he cried, “Who’ll start the bidding for me?” “A dollar, a dollar,” then, [...]

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Famous Painting: The County Election, 1852

January 31st, 2017 · Comments Off

The County Election, 1852 by George Caleb Bingham (1811–1879). Oil on canvas. Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, Mo., Gift of Bank of America. (Click to see full-scale.) All the goings-on in Washington D.C. recently, reminded me of the famous painting shown above. “The County Election pictures the American democratic system in progress. The story [...]

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Saturday Quote

January 21st, 2017 · Comments Off

“Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” John Wooden

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Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays

December 25th, 2016 · Comments Off

To celebrate Christmas, I offer you a poem by J.R.R. Tolkien, most famous for his work The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. This and another of Tolkien’s poems were uncovered in 2013 by researchers in England. Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas. NOEL by J. R. R. Tolkien Grim was [...]

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Cyber Monday: Local Online Merchants

November 28th, 2016 · Comments Off

I sometimes get asked the question: “Who are some local merchants – where we can buy some items with a Washington County or Adirondack flare?” So for Cyber Monday here are some ideas: Adirondack Life Magazine has an online Marketplace and gift subscriptions available. Will Moses (who is related to the famous Grandma Moses) has [...]

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Generations of Service

November 28th, 2016 · Comments Off

Mr. Reginald “Buck” Ballantyne (center) meets with Rear Admiral James Rendon, the Superintendent of the United States Coast Guard Academy (right) along with Mr. Ballantyne’s grandson, Liam, a cadet at the Academy (left).

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Little Red Seaplane Flyby

November 27th, 2016 · Comments Off

Neal Vandorsten sits in the cockpit of a small seaplane he flew up Lake George last week. The aerial photo I posted on Thanksgiving day inspired Neal Vandorsten to pass along these two shots from a small red seaplane he piloted up Lake George last week. The lake was calm on a clear autumn day. [...]

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